Environment

Development and the Environment

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Damaged, Desolate & Dirty: What Rehabilitation Looks Like for Khori’s Residents

Rehabilitation for those citizens evicted from Khori Gaon still remains a distant dream.

In the Dam Safety Bill 2019, the Devil Lies in the Details

To what extent does the Dam Safety Bill, 2019 prevent damages to dams that can turn into disasters?
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Life in Traffic, Not Fantastic: Why Are Bengaluru’s Roads So Bad?

The poor condition of Bengaluru's roads are well-documented and have been groaned about since time immemorial. Roads are laid in the city only to be dug up again, leaving commuters stuck in traffic for hours on end. But why are Bengaluru's roads so bad? Who is responsible for them? And why is this such a persistent problem?

Documenting Displacement, Climate Crises, and Trauma: All In a Day’s Work For Environmental Reporters

With environmental reporters covering the worst of the climate crises, what can media houses do to support a healthy work environment for them?

Trailing A Path of Non-Anthropogenic Jurisprudence Amidst the Climate Crisis

In the age of the Anthropocene, can the world’s rapid biodiversity losses be mitigated by shifting to a non-anthropogenic legal paradigm?

Caught in the Tangles of Court Orders and ‘Development’, the Yamuna Remains As Polluted...

As ‘encroachers’ are evicted to ‘beautify’ the riverbank under different development initiatives, ultimately, the Yamuna remains as polluted as ever.

Your Corporator: The Elected Representative You Forget to Vote For

Corporators have the agency and opportunity to attend to, if not solve, the most immediate and proximate woes of an urban citizen. Yet, municipal elections continue to be one of the most ignored aspects of Indian democracy, with local politics playing subordinate to state and national politics.

How Can Our Takeaways Be Made More Eco-friendly?

Featured photograph courtesy of Zomato Understanding the Context Try and think back to a time when you weren’t ordering food off of Swiggy or Zomato, a...

Can Isha’s ‘Cauvery Calling’ Campaign Actually Save the Cauvery?

Editor's Note: The Isha Foundation was requested to contribute to this conversation with specific details on the Cauvery Calling's funding and implementation strategy. They...
Science Reporting and Journalism

What Constitutes Good Science Journalism?

Understanding the Context “Science values detail, precision, the impersonal, the technical, the lasting, facts, numbers and being right. Journalism values brevity, approximation, the personal, the...